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John Howe, a former Red Wing, Minn., mayor and state senator.

Former state senator, Red Wing mayor to run for secretary of state

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RED WING, Minn. -- John Howe hopes to have his name back on the ballot this fall.

Howe, a former Red Wing mayor and state senator, has announced he is seeking the Republican endorsement for secretary of state.


“I certainly enjoyed my time when I served in the Senate and also when I served as mayor,” Howe said. “It’s a great opportunity to get back into public service.”

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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